Race for a Treasure
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Acquiring the 1810 diary of a British sea captain, his family decide to research and then search for the long-missing Spanish treasure ship he said he was responsible for sinking off Canada's westcoast. What awaits his family is an unimaginable adventure of intrigue as Spanish agents follow, hot on their heels through four countries, which no one could have anticipated! More
Switching genres for their second collaboration, award-winning Canadian author, Joyce Sandilands, and her bestselling author and husband, J. Robert Whittle, bring us a delightful international adventure mystery which follows the phenomenal success of their second Gold Medal IPPY winning novel, Whispers Across Time.
Hold onto your hat for an exciting mystery that begins in the late 18th century when Spanish ships plowed the seas hunting for gold. Utilizing Whittle's masterful ability to weave a delightfully believable story utilizing real events, Whittle’s ninth novel is a tale using the timeless elements of love, hate and greed, pitting ordinary man against bureaucrats.
It begins one morning in 2005 at the home of 60-year-old Molly Coolridge of Yorkshire, England, when a courier delivers a package containing an 18th century diary belonging to her late husband’s great uncle, a British naval sea captain. His job was to hunt down Spanish ships and his diary tells of one of these chases which took him to the Pacific Northwest coast of Canada. Sharing the news with her son and his Canadian girlfriend, they embark on the adventure of a lifetime. This becomes an unexpected multi-continent tale of intrigue and treachery which puts them on a collision course with Spain and sets the scene for an international incident.